|2017-12-06||Unqualified Individuals Appointed to Missouri Clean Water Commission||MO, State||Personnel Changes||Other||
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens appointed three new members to the state’s Clean Water Commission. All three appointees have close ties to industry and appear to lack appropriate qualifications for serving on the Commission.
|2017-10-31||Missouri Life Sciences Research Board to be Eliminated||MO, State||Personnel Changes||Other||
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens convened a task force to explore ways to shrink the size and scope of the state government. The task force recommended, among other things, eliminating the state Life Sciences Research Board.
|2017-05-03||Missouri Stream Gauges To Be Deactivated||MO, State||Budget Cuts, Research Hindrance||Other||
Due to state budget cuts, the Missouri Water Science Center will be forced to deactivate 20% of the state’s river and stream gauges, beginning in July 2017.